PROFICIENCY 49% 27% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
53%Wiseburn Unified

Richard Henry Dana Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Wiseburn Unified" in Hawthorne, CA. There are a total of 1,018 students and n/a teachers at Richard Henry Dana Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of n/a. There are a total of 356 free lunch students and 156 reduced lunch students.

Richard Henry Dana Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 48.5%, which is 27% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ration/a
Free lunch356
Reduced lunch156


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Richard Henry Dana Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Richard Henry Dana Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian n/a n/a 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a n/a 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a n/a 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a n/a 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a n/a 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a n/a 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a n/a 3.1% 3.1%

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Hawthorne demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)10,62623291
Median age33.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%52%55%
Speak English52%56%79%
Speak Spanish37%29%13%

Education level achieved in Hawthorne

Completed 8th grade81.8%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school80.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college61.0%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree41.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors33.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters11.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Richard Henry Dana Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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